Turkey’s ruling party AKP to hold extraordinary congress

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US envoy: Turkey's success in American interest

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Erdogan slams 'political' Council of Europe decision

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Turkish election body to evaluate poll result concerns

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The head of Turkey’s Supreme Election Council (YSK) head has given assurances that the objections to Sunday’s referendum results will be evaluated.

Germany rejects calls to end EU-Turkey talks

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12 killed in helicopter crash in eastern Turkey

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Putin congratulates Erdogan on outcome of Turkey's Constitutional referendum

19.04.2017 00:01 GMT

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday congratulated in a phone call Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the positive results of the referendum on amendments to the Constitution, the Kremlin press service said, Sputnik reported.

Police helicopter carrying 14 people crashes in Eastern Turkey - Reports

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Turkish police helicopter carrying 12 people crashed in Eastern Turkish province of Tunceli on Tuesday, Reuters reported citing local security source.

State of emergency extended in Turkey

18.04.2017 11:55 GMT

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Turkey has extended its state of emergency by three months, its third such extension after a coup attempt last July, the Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said.

We won't consider OSCE report on referendum: Erdogan

18.04.2017 08:59 GMT

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Turkey’s president Monday rebuffed a report critical of Turkey’s handling of Sunday’s historic referendum, saying Ankara would ignore its claims.

Erdogan: Turkish referendum results victory against 'crusaders'

17.04.2017 21:10 GMT

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that the outcome of a referendum on moving to a presidential system was achieved despite the opposition of "those with the worldview of crusaders."

Turks celebrate 'Yes' win in historic referendum

17.04.2017 09:14 GMT

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Nationwide celebration erupts following ‘Yes’ win to change Constitution.

Voting ends in Turkish constitutional referendum

16.04.2017 22:35 GMT

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Voting in Turkey’s constitutional referendum ended at 5.00 p.m. local time (14:00 GMT) on Sunday, Anadolu reported.

Turkey to hold constitutional referendum tomorrow

15.04.2017 12:30 GMT

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Turkey will hold a referendum on April 16, 2017, on constitutional amendments.

Erdogan rejects regime shift after referendum

15.04.2017 08:48 GMT

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday rejected claims of a regime change after Sunday's referendum on constitutional amendments.

1 soldier, 1 village guard martyred in eastern Turkey

15.04.2017 00:18 GMT

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A Turkish soldier and a village guard were martyred when they were hit by an improvised explosive device planted by PKK terrorists in eastern Van province on Friday, according to a military source, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

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